Theatre Visionary Julie Taymor Talks with Christopher Jackson In Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of Disney’s The Lion King on Broadway with Special Cast Performances Sunday, October 29, 2017, 7 pm, tickets from $35

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Theatre Visionary Julie Taymor Talks with Christopher Jackson In Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of  Disney’s The Lion King on Broadway

with Special Cast Performances

Sunday, October 29, 2017, 7 pm, tickets from $35

 

New York, NY – October 4, 2017 – 92nd Street Y announced Tony Award-winning director Julie Taymor will be featured in a conversation with original cast member Christopher Jackson, to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Disney’s The Lion King on Broadway.  The evening includes cast performances from the show, and a look at how Taymor’s extraordinary puppets come to life on stage.

 

Taymor will discuss the process of adapting the animated film for the Broadway stage, including behind-the-scenes anecdotes for the generations of fans who have grown up with this iconic production.

 

Jackson, who was Tony-nominated for originating the role of George Washington in Broadway’s smash hit Hamilton, and recently sang a stunning rendition of Stevie Wonder’s “As” on the 2017 Emmy Awards broadcast, was a member of the original Broadway cast of The Lion King.

 

For tickets, please visit the 92Y box office located at 92nd Street and Lexington Avenue, NYC, NY, or online at:

https://www.92y.org/event/julie-taymor-in-conversation

 

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